Culture Matters, which promotes a progressive political approach to the arts and other cultural activities, has announced a new poetry award - the Bread and Roses Poetry Award.
Employers required to obtain and publish data on gender pay gaps.
A discussion took place between PCS, Prospect and management on pay this year. The unions met with the new head of HR Andrew Kennedy on 20 February, where we were presented with a set of pay proposals/principles from management. Following on from this, we were written to with an ‘offer’ (in confidence) of 2% and a review of the performance-related pay and recognition system.
The Culture Group has planned activities in a number of branches on 31 March 2017
Tonight (14 March) the Southbank Centre is hosting an event, entitled South of Forgiveness, Shifting the focus, featuring Icelandic writer Thoris Elva, a survivor of rape at the age of 16, talking about her experience. She will share a platform with the man who raped her as part of an approach to get him to ‘take full responsibility of his actions’, 20 years after the assault.